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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Four girl friends sat outside for a barmenu luncheon. The setting is perfect the food and service very poor and slow Three of us ordered Caesar salad with prawns all we were given was salad and prawns no cheese anchovies or croutons. Also the waiter knocked over a glass of prosecco. It also took another 15 mins to get a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I finally realised last week that I would be alone for the August Bank Holiday weekend. Adult children away, friends on holiday... At short notice, I booked 2 nights at Sopwelll House, which is very close to my home. Short drive, but felt like a different world. I spoilt myself with 2 treatments at the spa, and swam twice in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 2 nights and upgraded to an executive room with garden view. The room was clean, spacious and extremely comfortable, with a modern bathroom and powerful shower. I would query the 'garden' view as it was partial carpark and/or flat roof! The grounds were lovely. The pool is a good size, but when we arrived the women's changing room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned home from an amazing experience. The interior design in the lounge is very plush and comfortable. The service by Edward was extremely attentive and professional. I was very impressed with the food, the cakes showed great skill by the pastry kitchen and the different flavours of bread for the finger sandwiches were outstanding. Best afternoon tea in Hertfordshire.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Jade, Mandy, Piers, Danielle and the team were absolutely fantastic! From start to finish they ensured, along with all of the staff at Sopwell, that we had an amazing and unforgettable day. They left no stone unturned and while we were enjoying the day they worked tirelessly behind the scenes and made sure the day ran like clockwork. The food... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went to Sopwell House for afternoon tea today. When the waitress came to take my order, I asked if she could tell me if any of the food contained brazil or walnuts because I had a mild allergy to them. Her response shocked me. She said that she would not be able to serve me any food because I... More 

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Derek H, General Manager at Sopwell House, responded to this review

Dear Shelley3011 Thank you for your review on your recent experience with afternoon tea here at Sopwell House. Shelley3011, the safety of our guests is our paramount concern in everything we do here at Sopwell House and with the recent introduction of the new Criminal Legislation surrounding the service of allergen food this has meant that we now are very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff were only interested in getting you to sign for everything. We were on a package and had paid in advance for the evening meal, so the only additions were wine and coffee. We had to sign for everything we ate that evening. This was intrusive and just got in the way, especially as they ran after us as we... More 

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Derek H, General Manager at Sopwell House, responded to this review

Dear battleofbritain, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and I was saddened to read about your recent experience at Sopwell House. Here as Sopwell House we ask all guests to sign their bills after they have consumed any service such as food, drink or spa treatments, this is common practice in all hotels. We ask guests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed with a friend in a lovely room overlooking the beautiful gardens. We had dinner which was lovely and the service was of a very good standard. The leisure facilities are lovely, the pool was perfect, very relaxing. Breakfast was amazing with plenty of choice for everyone. I would definitely stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Executive Room was nice & lots of space, three of us shared, special occasion "50th" birthday, we had a choice of a double or two single beds which were a very good size, the sofa bed was also a nice size & very comfy. Nice size bathroom with choice of bath & shower. Beautiful countryside views , Sopwell House never... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just visited Sopwell House for a quiet weekend break.... It was v nice and relaxing. The Spa was great and my wife enjoyed the treatments. Food was also excellent. The only slight downside was that despite paying for an upgraded room it felt slightly tired (especially the bathroom - shower wasn't very powerful etc). Service was excellent but... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Restaurant at Sopwell House
The Restaurant at Sopwell House
Cuisines: British, European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in 12 acres of tranquil gardens Sopwell House is a 4 star hotel in Hertfordshire and the former Georgian country residence of Lord Mountbatten. Once you enter this 'home away from home' our attentive staff, family friendly service and luxurious spa facilities will provide the perfect setting to your stay or event. Our Country House hotel enables you to escape from it all and is within easy reach of London, St Pancras National & International Train Station and Luton Airport. With 128 stylish bedrooms and suites including 16 soon to be completed Mews Apartments to choose from, exceptional service, delicious food and our opulent spa you'll find it hard to leave. As well as boasting 19 flexible function suites, Sopwell House has recently been awarded winner of the 2015 Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence in the category 'Best for Meetings' recognising their outstanding contribution to the corporate and social world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sopwell House

Address: Cottonmill Lane | Sopwell, St. Albans AL1 2HQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St. Albans
Price Range: $165 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sopwell House 4*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Sopwell House Country Club Hotel St. Albans
Sopwell House Country Club And Spa
Sopwell Hotel Country
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